Bewley’s, which has been owned by the Campbell family since 1986, saw its rent liability increase to an “oppressive” €1.46 million in 2007.

The Bewley’s Group has described today’s landmark Supreme Court ruling upholding its upward only rent clause as “immensely disappointing” saying it ha(...)

The Seanad reform campaign group Democracy Matters has criticised the Government for the delay in implementing change to the State’s Upper House. In t(...)

Thai online delivery restaurateur Camille has opened a new outlet at the Musgrave-owned Sutton Cross shopping centre in north Dublin. The compa(...)

David Courtney was involved in €400 million deal in 2005 to buy the Superquinn chain. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

MARK PAUL The death has taken place of David Courtney, a well-known property investor who came to prominence following h(...)

Senator Fergal Quinn of Democracy Matters in Dublin’s Henry Street on Saturday campaigning for a No vote in the Seanad referendum. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

No matter how each side sells its referendum campaign – a nationwide blitz, a monster canvass, bombarding the big urban centres – you sense it has an (...)

Goretti Brady: “I realised I was too squeamish [for a career in medicine]. I used to practically faint in the dentist’s chair.” Photograph: Aidan Crawley

With many in the struggling pharmacy industry in need of a dose of corporate Prozac, you would expect the managing director of the largest chain of di(...)

Regina Doherty TD and Richard Bruton at the launch of the Fine Gael poster campaign urging a Yes vote. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Losing the referendum on the Seanad would be a blow to Enda Kenny’s authority but winning it could do him more damage and even shorten the Government’(...)

Value It is what all stores promise us. Whether they deliver depends on how loyal (or gullible) you are. Photograph: Thinkstock

Aldi When it entered the Irish market a decade ago it was considered an oddball outsider with unfamiliar brands and a random assortment of jackhammers(...)

Word cloud: the words Irish people use most online when talking about supermarkets. The larger the type, the more often the word is used. Source: Olytico

Irish people hate to speak ill of the dead, so the lavish praise heaped on Superquinn this week when the final nail was hammered into its coffin was h(...)

  Superquinn sausages at the Blackrock, Dublin,  store. Since 2005, the product  has been made by the Larry Goodman-owned ABP Meats.   Photograph: Cyril Byrne

When the curtain was pulled down on the iconic Superquinn brand yesterday morning there was just one word on the lips of many people who heard the new(...)